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Unidentified photographer 
Namu Island, Bikini Atoll 
1956, 21 May 
  
5.5 x 6 ins (140 x 150 mm) 
  
Collection of Brad Feuerhelm 
 
LL/33991 
  
" This is one of the photos that were released by the joint office of test information show in sequence of the awesome power of America's first air-borne hydrogen bomb detonated May 21st at Namu Island in the Bikini Atoll. These photos were made from an Aircraft flying at approximately 12,000 feet 50 miles northwest of the target area. In the photo the spreading mushroom is surrounded by a darkening sky." 
 

 
  
 
  
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